Basically we didn’t have a better name to use, and taxonomy has been a nerd bitch fight since Diogenes trolled the ancient Greek scientists.
By repeating Sapiens, which means “wise”, you get “Man (Wise Wise)” which implies “man, intelligent+old”.
But ultimately its just what I said first. Taxonomy is a huge nerd fight, always has been, always will be.
Have a qt3.14 Neanderthal.